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Sacrificial Onan 4.0 BFA - A JohnnyC Executive Decision


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Old 10-16-2016, 02:00:52 PM
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Darn, I guess I'll have to sign up for a welding 101 class, but I do like the suggestion! Can I substitute the welding with Elmer's Glue?

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Considering your level of experience ya might wanna stick to using JB weld.

Side benefit is the genset can make some tasty popcorn too!
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Considering your level of experience ya might wanna stick to using JB weld.

Side benefit is the genset can make some tasty popcorn too!
Yeah, but I think the Chinese use Elmer's Glue - Cheaper.. Anyway, let me see what I can find around here that I can use to fabricate something.

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p.s. I recently threw away lots of perforated stainless steel sheets very similar to the baffles in one of your picture that would have been ideal for this project. I had it for several years and never thought I'd have use for it. Now I'm kicking myself in the Azz for throwing it away. This always seems to happen when I throw away stuff.

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I like the headlight ..

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i not sure how small yoe can find them, but oem sports bike mufflers are very quiet, most t people right after they get the bike, will take it off, and put on a performance one, try some bike shops, or tuning shops, or might i suggest a muffler from a atv, golf cart, or a dirt bike, although i don't think that a expansion chamber pipe would work very well.
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i not sure how small yoe can find them, but oem sports bike mufflers are very quiet, most t people right after they get the bike, will take it off, and put on a performance one, try some bike shops, or tuning shops, or might i suggest a muffler from a atv, golf cart, or a dirt bike, although i don't think that a expansion chamber pipe would work very well.
I actually used a sports bike muffler on a 15RJC that I fixed and flipped earlier this year. It worked great, but the inlet pipe size was over and inch. I think it was at least 1.5 inches.

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Johnny, go with the glass pack, you know they work and they look cool...

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Johnny, go with the glass pack, you know they work and they look cool...

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I got something now that is more annoying than a glass pack. See my next response.

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While shopping for Elmer's glue to prepare for making a muffler that Onan Parts suggested I found a couple of sausage mufflers. I think they are more useless than Pepper Pot mufflers. Anyway, I am spending way toooooooooooooooooo much time on stupid mufflers and need to move on so I installed the sausages on my 4.0 BFA. Below is a picture of how they look.

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They look like hand warmers. Don't get them mixed up with your cart handle.

The '50s and '60s Briggs engines had smaller versions. They weren't too effective.

Lookin' good.
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HA HA The neighbors will love you.
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